Welcome to The Joint Chiropractic - Wichita NE! As your Wichita chiropractor dedicated to family chiropractic and spine health, we invite you to join the millions of Americans who have not only found relief from lower back pain, sciatica pain, and migraines, but also a pathway to wellness with chiropractic's natural, drug-free approach to healthcare.
Whether you have seen a chiropractor in the past or are seeking a local chiropractor near you for the first time, expect your visit to The Joint Chiropractic - Wichita NE to be different from any healthcare experience you've had before. Perhaps even life-changing.
Here are a few reasons why The Joint Chiropractic in Wichita is your perfect destination for pain relief and preventative care:
As you can see, chiropractic care provided by the licensed chiropractors at The Joint offers you and your family an affordable, convenient and accessible solution like no other.
Through manual manipulation of the spine delivered to the highest standards by licensed chiropractors, chiropractic care works to restore and maintain proper communication from your brain to your body by relieving what chiropractors refer to as a subluxation, or a misalignment, of the spine. Restoring proper alignment to the spine can assist with pain relief and prevention of:
So whatever “symptoms” you or your family may be experiencing, visit our Wichita chiropractic office today to learn more about how you could improve your overall health and well-being. And remember, you never need an appointment to visit, so stop in when it is convenient for you. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Dr. Gerrad Speer, D.C. was born and raised in Scott City, Kansas. He excelled in football and wrestling and graduated Top 10 of his high school class and he found that chiropractic care, while in sports, helped him with decreased muscle soreness, improved his recovery time and overall sports performance. Dr. Speer went on to play football at Baker University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. While attending college, he spent time in a family member’s chiropractic office, which he really enjoyed. Based on this experience, he decided to pursue the field of chiropractic and attended Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City where he graduated with honors.
Dr. Speer has practiced chiropractic in the Kansas City area, Plainville, Kansas and now in Wichita with The Joint Chiropractic. “I like the atmosphere at The Joint, great people, great patients, and a great concept!” he states.
Over the years of Dr. Speer’s vast experience, he has perfected multiple chiropractic techniques to relieve patients suffering with neck and back pain, sciatica, migraines, vertigo, arthritis, pregnancy, sports injuries and other ailments. He frequently treats patients of all ages including infants to senior citizens.
In his off-time Dr. Speer enjoys woodworking and hanging out with his family. His son recently gifted him a model rocket, which they will soon send into flight. His daughter is a red headed, full of life and energetic preschooler. Dr. Speer and his wife, Lauren, are expecting their third child soon and are looking forward to their expanding family and an exciting future in Wichita.
Dr. Braden Sahlfeld, D.C. was born and raised in Beloit, Kansas. He attended Beloit High School where he received a Kansas State High School Activities Association Citizenship Award. He later went on to Kansas State University where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology with a Minor in Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology. After undergraduate school, he attended Palmer College of Chiropractic.
He chose to pursue a career in chiropractic for several reasons. The main reason though, stems back to a high school athletic wrestling injury. He apprehensively went to see a chiropractor to help him relieve and eventually eliminate his pain. After receiving the adjustment, he was extremely intrigued in the techniques used and he wanted to learn more about this profession. Fortunately, for him the chiropractor that adjusted him also happened to be his pole vaulting coach. While shadowing his mentor, Dr. Sahlfeld witnessed how his mentor’s patients truly trusted and appreciated receiving his pain relieving talent. It seemed as if their stress had been lifted right off of their shoulders with their individual adjustments. Dr. Sahlfeld firmly believes in doing whatever he can do to help someone in need. After seeing what his mentor could do, he knew that this was the profession that he wanted to pursue in order for him to continue his way of life by helping others as well.
Dr. Sahlfeld has worked with a wide range of ages over his career. He says he loves seeing all ages because “You see something different with everyone and it makes it a fun challenge to find their problem and help them get relief.” He also enjoys working with infants and athletes. Dr. Sahlfeld utilizes a multitude of techniques. He is proficient in Gonstead, Diversified, Thompson, and Activator. With having a multitude of techniques at his disposal he is able to find a technique that will work best for you!
In Dr. Sahlfeld’s off time he enjoys hunting, fishing, going on adventures with his dog, exercising, staying healthy and trying to help others become fit and healthy using proper techniques and strategies.
Dr. Millicent Jones became part of The Joint Chiropractic family of doctors in 2013, and joined the Fayetteville clinic in 2017. A graduate of Northwest Missouri State who got her bachelor of science in pre-professional zoology, Dr. Jones got her doctorate from Cleveland Chiropractic College,
“The thing I love most about being part of the chiropractic field is being able to help people without the use of medicine,” she says. “I love converting people into believers in the power of chiropractic.”
Dr. Jones grew up in the midwest, and worked previously in Georgia. She enjoys crafts/sewing, along with reading and spending time her husband, son and daughter.
She saw first-hand the impact of chiropractic on her family, which ultimately led her on the path that led her to The Joint. “My dad saw a chiropractor all of my childhood after several car accidents and back surgery,” she says. “It helped him control his pain.” Now she loves doing that for those who seek out her.
The thing she enjoys most about working at the Fayetteville location is the patients. “We get to work with a lot of soldiers and their families,” she says. “It’s very gratifying to serve these American heroes.”
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Dr. Jones says the one thing she must keep handy are vegetables: “I snack on them all day.”
If she could share a veggie plate with any four people from history, she would love to sit around a table with favorite actress Judy Garland, actress Ellen Pompeo, author and TV personality Ree Drummond of The Pioneer Woman, and the driving force of How to Get Away With Murder, Viola Davis. “Ree Drummond seems like such a sweetheart, and Viola Davis seems like such a badass,” Dr. Jones says. The Wizard of Oz, featuring Garland, and Grey’s Anatomy, which features Pompeo, are Dr. Jones’ favorite movie and TV show.
One of the interesting things she has done is become a runner. “It’s cool because it’s something that I would have never dreamed would happen,” she says. “It is a very different lifestyle than I have had in the past. I recently ran a 10K and, in the future, hope to run a half marathon. And who knows, maybe a marathon someday!”
Dr. Paris Loyle, D.C. graduated in 1997 from Parker College of Chiropractic earning a doctorate in Chiropractic. In 1993 he graduated from Regis University with a B.A. in English. He is board certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners and is licensed by the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts.
Growing up in Wichita, his family used chiropractic which helped with a variety of problems including back, knee, and headache pain. Having experienced severe low back pain and sciatica, he’s been a chiropractic patient as well, and is still grateful that it has helped tremendously and continues regular care with The Joint Chiropractic to keep him feeling good and enjoying soccer, skiing, basketball and playing with his kids.
Dr. Loyle started in Wichita in 1998 practicing and studying kinesiology and moved to Denver, Colorado where he opened his Chiropractic office in 2006 and a 2nd office dedicated to pain and injury. After furthering his education and studying medicine he moved back to his home town and practiced in a clinic dedicated to pain syndromes until joining the excellent staff at The Joint in July 2019. Dr. Loyle is dedicated to effectively treating low back and neck pain and especially enjoys working with athletes.
Outside of The Joint you’ll most likely find Dr. Loyle and his wife Kate (Teacher at Andover High School) on or near a soccer field watching and helping coach his 5 children who are all playing soccer and other sports.
Dr. Forred completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, and received a B.S. degree from Friends University. Dr. Forred has practiced in Texas and Kansas. He has been clinic director at a busy and well respected chiropractic clinic. His special interests and expertise include the care of auto and work related injuries as well as spinal correction, rehabilitation and patient education. Dr. Forred is also a DOT National Certified Medical Examiner.
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In a recent Consumer Reports study, chiropractic outperformed prescription medication, deep-tissue massage, yoga, pilates, and over-the-counter medication therapies, in treating back pain. 1
1 Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center. Back-Pain Treatments. ConsumerReports.org; July 2011.
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